Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2016 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.05
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
TAFElink: Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points
: Yes

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science enables you to follow your interests in core sciences from a diverse range of disciplines.

You have the flexibility to explore an area that interests you while getting a broad foundation in science by studying a major, or gaining more specific expertise and a named degree by studying a specialisation.



Each specialisation has a separate SATAC code. Refer to the following links for further information about the specialisation.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Science at Flinders?

  • This degree provides great flexibility, allowing you to follow your interests without being confined by traditional boundaries.
  • Offers career pathways and research opportunities in a broad and exciting range of professional areas.
  • Does not require a science background, just an inquiring mind.
  • Degrees are aligned with economic and employment trends.
  • Develop crucial transferable skills in problem solving, communication, teamwork and computing.

Professional recognition/membership

The chemistry major is accredited by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

The physics major is accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Science degree?  

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234511
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: $8,607

International students
CRICOS code: 055237B
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2016: $27,400
2017: $29,000




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information:  How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Science and environment (PDF 5MB)
International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus